toga

Part of speech: noun

The large loose mantle of a Roman citizen.

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Usage examples "toga":

  1. And there, on the rostrum, a musician behind him supplying the la from a flute, the air filled with gold motes, Caesar, his toga becomingly adjusted, a jewelled hand extended, opened for the defence. - "Imperial Purple", Edgar Saltus.
  2. There is also a certain diffusion of European manners and even dress, resembling in some degree what took place even in such a remote province of the Roman empire as Britain, where, as we know from Tacitus, it was made a reproach against the Romanising Britons that they were abandoning their own costume for the Roman toga and adopting the manners of their conquerors. - "Studies in Literature and History", Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall.
  3. Of course it's meant for the Imperatrix- the Toga- the Ninth Century- the Spook. - "Leonie of the Jungle", Joan Conquest.